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  1. 3 Tips For How Channel Partners Can Flourish In The Cloud
    8/23/2016

    These days, making inroads in the cloud is imperative for all channel firms. With the Software as a Service (SaaS) market projected to exceed $112.8 billion by 2019, channel providers need to strategically adapt in order to remain competitive in a market increasingly dominated by the SaaS model.

  2. Meeting The BDR Need With Your Business Continuity Solution
    8/23/2016

    You cannot claim to be a solutions provider unless you offer all of the obvious necessities to your potential business clients. Part of your role as a managed IT services provider is to help each client find the best solution(s) for their business — solutions that will save them time, save them money, and help them meet desired business outcomes, such as increased profitability, optimized employee productivity, and a more streamlined technology spend.

  3. Why You Should Lead Your Sales Pitch With Endpoint Security
    8/23/2016

    A common question asked during a job interview is whether or not the employee has an opportunity to work remotely. Not only does it benefit the employee by saving commute time, the employer benefits as there is no additional overhead or potential distraction by other employees in the office. The trend is common and software tools make it easy, but it’s possible there are too many software tools providing such services, thereby raising the level of concern for data security amongst IT professionals.

  4. Why Merchants Should Incorporate An Account Updater Solution
    8/22/2016

    Declined cards are one of the unfortunate aspects for businesses that process recurring transactions. When consumers have expired or outdated cards on file, the recurring transactions most likely would decline and cause loss of revenue on top of fees for a merchant. The good news is these circumstances can be avoided and result in fewer fees. 

  5. EMV Semi-Integrated Solution For ISVs
    8/22/2016

    The thought of integrating EMV can seem overwhelming and confusing. Many ISVs and VARs are still not aware of the best way to integrate EMV and haven’t yet invested time or money into EMV solutions. With the recent liability shift now in place, the time is now to offer enhanced and secure payment options for your customers. First American Payment System’s Semi-Integrated EMV solution is just what you need to get started down the EMV path. We have done the heavy lifting of certification for you, allowing you to deploy EMV quickly and efficiently.

  6. Make Payments Integration Easy
    8/22/2016

    Now more than ever, ISVs rely on integrated solutions to enhance their products and differentiate themselves in a constantly changing market. ISVs are facing the challenge of offering integrated payment solutions that are reliable and secure for their customers.

  7. Avoid The Bottlenecks Of EMV
    8/22/2016

    You have probably heard it. Many businesses are waiting for EMV technology but there are bottlenecks within the payment industry presenting the deployment of this new technology. And you perhaps have seen the sign at many businesses that says “No chip card acceptance” or “EMV coming soon.”

  8. Fight Social Engineering — Make Your Priceless Data Completely Worthless
    8/22/2016

    When a new wall goes up, criminals will always search for a door in or a way around. It’s in their nature, and it’s ultimately what fuels them. This is the transition we are witnessing in the cybersecurity space today.

  9. The State Of Cloud
    8/19/2016

    Cloud is about a decade old now and has seen vast improvements in stability and reliability, with a steady increase on breadth of offerings from IaaS to PaaS to SaaS. Certainly the lion’s share of cloud was taken up by SaaS, but that has changed recently with a definite movement — driven by developers and engineers — to IaaS and PaaS with a focus on creating new apps using services from public providers like Amazon Web Services. By Deirdre Mahon, CMO, Cloud Cruiser

  10. 3 Steps To Armor Your Computer Against Hackers & Ransomware
    8/18/2016

    Ransomware has become a lucrative business for hackers operating worldwide with the river of money flowing into their coffers fueling a cyber security arms race — good versus criminal — and putting you squarely in the crosshairs.